Heroes Around Us: The Newton Food Pantry

We are so excited to share this segment of “Heroes Around Us” – a new program from NewTV that spotlights extraordinary people in their communities. This episode features the Newton Food Pantry’s very own President Emeritus, Jackie Colby. Please watch here today! 

Newton Food Pantry In the News

In case you missed it…the Newton Food Pantry was recently featured in an edition of Sampan, the only bilingual Chinese-English newspaper in New England, and published by the nonprofit Asian American Civic Association. The piece covers the support that the Newton Food Pantry provides to its Asian community. Check out the full article here.       


The Greater Boston Food Bank is one of 4 food banks in Massachusetts that rely on funding from the Massachusetts Emergency Food Assistance Program (MEFAP) in order to serve people struggling with hunger across the state. “Last year, MEFAP funds provided nearly 21 million healthy meals through the food banks’ statewide network of more than 800…

Thank you Service Stars!

In our last Thursday drive, Service Stars, a new camp to involve young students in social action projects, brought in a huge donation of most needed items.  While at the pantry, campers learned about food insecurity and the role of the Newton Food Pantry.  They also helped check dates on donations to make certain nothing…

Thank you to Boston Chinese Evangelical Church!

A group from the Boston Chinese Evangelical Church came by the Newton Food Pantry last Wednesday to drop off much needed items which were donated in a recent food drive. Thank you so much for supporting our community.


Don’t forget to set up your Amazon purchases using AmazonSmile and designate the Newton Food Pantry as your charity of choice! Learn how to sign up for AmazonSmile today. 

Fessenden Day Camp Holds Food Drive to Support NFP

Twenty dedicated campers from the Fessenden Day Camp recently stopped by the Newton Food Pantry to drop off, check and sort donations they collected through a food drive. Thank you all for spending a hot summer morning contributing to our efforts!

“Smart” delivery from Newton Community Farm!

This week, the Newton Community Farm stopped by the Newton Food Pantry to make a smart delivery arriving with a car packed with freshly-picked lettuce!  We are so fortunate to have this farm partnering with us and to be able to provide fresh produce to our clients.

Big thank you to New England Soup Factory.

Marjorie Druker, owner of New England Soup Factory, makes a generous delivery. No one should go hungry!

Thank you St. Vincent de Paul Our Lady’s Parish!

We were thrilled to receive a delivery of over 60 bags (and several boxes) of food from St. Vincent de Paul Our Lady’s Parish. This contribution featured many of our most needed items. Thank you so very much! We are so grateful for the support.